CXine 6.5

CXine is a mostly mplayer-compatible keyboard driven X11 media player built on libxine and having support for embedding in other windows/apps; sticky, stayontop, fullscreen and shaded windows; keygrabs; bookmarking current playback position; user definable on-screen displays; downloading using external helper apps; streaming media and more.

Tags libxine mplayer media player
License GNU GPLv3
State stable

Recent Releases

6.510 Apr 2023 12:49 major bugfix: new splashscreen as recent versions of libxine crash with the old one.
6.122 Jun 2021 12:13 major bugfix: fix for long-running giant bookmarks file bug. Improvements to podcast support.
6.019 Feb 2021 10:08 major feature: playback speed now persists across media tracks. playlist files are now identified by first 4 bytes as well as file extension, allowing use of playlists without the expected extension. '-noauto' option added to allow disabling autoplay on load. RSS podcast support added.
5.010 Aug 2020 00:05 minor feature: Compile when no xscreensave-dev is installed . Added splashscreen and loadfiles menu. . Manpage update. . Manpage update. . Manpage update. . Manpage update. . Manpage update. . Compile for clang. . Version bump.
4.1021 May 2020 23:27 minor bugfix: Fix for crash when items deleted from playlist. Added command-line options: '-r' to load media recursively from directories; '-list-extn' to list supported media file extensions; '-list-mime' to list supported mime types.
4.921 Apr 2020 03:15 minor feature: Another for handling input. Don't read from stdin if we have an X .
4.324 Jul 2019 09:16 major feature: Added '-cmd' command-line option that sends a command to a running cxine. Currently implemented commands are: pause/restart playback, next/prev track, shade/unshade window, minimize/restore window, and mute.
4.016 Feb 2019 18:13 major bugfix: cxine now supports the xine 'broadcast' feature as both client and server, allowing a stream to be broadcast to/received from any other libxine player. The playlist menu has been improved to hightlight the currently playing item and allow deletion or moving of items in the playlist. A segfault that can happen when the downloads list is empty has been fixed.
3.417 Jan 2019 09:58 major bugfix: Fix for pixel aspect issues that was causing no video output on video output on wide screens (I finally got a widescreen laptop and discovered the bug!)
3.307 Jan 2019 00:38 major feature: This release adds a playlist display/menu.
1.126 Jul 2018 10:29 major bugfix: Fix for a race-condition between two threads trying to utilize the same X11 connection (symptoms: cxine worked fine on some systems, locks up on others). Better semantics for volume/audio-compression keypress control.
1.009 Jul 2018 00:46 major feature: